What is Chiropractic?
Chiropractic is a way of looking at the human body as a whole. It's based on the idea that given the right environment, the body is self-sustaining and self-healing.
You know that your body is controlled by your brain, but the spinal cord and vast network of nerves that carry its messages are just as important. When this system is not functioning at its peak, your body’s overall performance suffers.
In the chiropractic world, we don’t use drugs to treat our patients. While supplementation and nutrition are almost always a part of the bigger picture, sometimes drugs and prescriptions can be viewed as bandaids to treat symptoms rather than treating the source of the problem. Chiropractic treats the problem naturally and in turn prompts the body to heal itself.
While it's often perceived that the chiropractor solely treats back and neck pain, this is a small piece of what the profession is capable of handling. Chiropractors are trained in treating a large variety of neuromusculoskeletal conditions including headaches, sciatica, sprains and strains, osteoarthritis, disc injury and degeneration, carpal tunnel, plantar fasciitis, and much more.